Events

Meeting Between Civil Society Organizations and ADB Management

ADB senior management, represented by the ADB President, addressed representatives of civil society organizations (CSOs) and nongovernment organizations (NGOs). It was followed by questions and answers covering topics related to ADB’s support to development across Asia and the Pacific and ADB’s continuing engagement with civil society. 

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Civil Society Program

Series: Virtual Dialogues on Resilient Infrastructure

Virtual Dialogues on Resilient Infrastructure

Infrastructure is central to improving the lives of people and achieving inclusive and sustainable development. ADB recognizes that investing in resilient infrastructure systems is a human, environmental and economic imperative with clear economic benefits. Asia and the Pacific will need to invest $26.2 trillion in infrastructure during 2016–2030 to maintain its growth momentum, eradicate poverty, and respond to climate change.

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Harnessing Marine Renewable Energy

 

Michael Abundo talked about the tidal, wave, floating solar, floating wind, and OTEC sources. He also shared insights into how offshore energy is being integrated into the marine environment.

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We Live on Planet Sea and it is Acidifying

2:00-3:00 p.m., Zoom, Manila time

 

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Creating Livable Asian Cities Book Launch and Panel Discussion


Asia’s future is urban. Cities are booming in Asia because they are hubs of economic and social opportunities for people and enterprises. Increasing urbanization, however, does not necessarily translate to increasing opportunities for the residents of cities.

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National Upskilling through Education Technology: Global Findings from Case Studies

 

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Digital Connectivity and Low Earth Orbit Satellite Constellations: Opportunities for Asia and the Pacific

 

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Emerging Trends in Inclusive Digital Employment

 

The first webinar in the new series focused on the opportunities and challenges of ensuring the accelerated transition to the digital economy is jobs-rich and inclusive. The discussion explored three different models that leverage technological innovation to help marginalized groups access digital work.

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ASEAN Australia Smart Cities Webinar Series Part 8: Digital Tools for Enhanced Community Engagement in Urban Planning